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Oct 4, 2012 2:35am EDT
. >> it cuts $716 billion from medicare to pay for it. i want to put that money back in medicare. it has killed jobs. >> reporter: but the president tried to bring it back to romney's own health care law which he says is quite similar. >> governor romney did a good thing working with democrats in the state to set up what is essentially the identical model. it hasn't destroyed jobs. >> reporter: there were few fireworks and there were even fewer surprises. both candidates were deliberate going through their policy points. rob, paula, at times that made it seem look they were more concerned with getting through their checklist than really connecting with voters watching at home. >> all right, karen. a moment when they were talking what programs would be cut. all of a sudden you heard sesame street, big bird, big bird started trending. tell us what happened? >> oh, yeah, don't let your kids hear this one. big bird is apparently on the chopping block in a mitt romney budget. he said there have to be programs that have to be eliminated if we have to borrow money. look, i love pbs, i love big bird, b
ABC
Oct 5, 2012 2:35am EDT
fraud charges this morning as part of a seven city crack down on medicare scammers. abc's mark greenblat has details. >> reporter: looking at the second medicare fraud bust in history. miami arrests some of the 91 doctors, nurses and medical professionals taken down nationwide. altogether, they stand accused of a whopping $430 million in fraud. such activities not only siphon precious taxpayer resources drive up health care costs and jeopardize strength of the medicare program they also victimize most vulnerable members of society, the elderly disabled and impoverished. >> reporter: in houston, president of river side general hospital and his son are part of the seven arrests here. accused of running $140 million kickback scheme where patients got gifts but often no medical care. another focus, stopping widespread ambulance fraud. where the government gets build for unnecessary or often nonexistent trips. but from brooklyn to los angeles, hundreds of federal agents strike together to send one clear message to crooks. >> health care fraud has never been a worse proposition than it is toda
ABC
Sep 28, 2012 2:35am EDT
plans. so when i found out medicare doesn't pay all my medical expenses, i looked at my options. then i got a medicare supplement insurance plan. [ male announcer ] if you're eligible for medicare, you may know it only cove about 80% of your part b medical expenses. the rest is up to you. call now and find out about an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement plans, it helps pick up some of what medicare doesn pay. and could save you thousands in out-of-pocket costs. to me, relationships matter. i've been with my doctor for 12 years. now i know i'll be able to stick with him. [ male announcer ] with these types of plans, you'll be able to visit any doctor or hospital that accepts medicare patients. plus, there are no networks, and you never need a referral to see a specialist. so don't wait. call now and request this free decision guide to help you better understand medicare... and which aarp medicare supplement plan might be best for you. there's a wide range to choose from. we love to travel -- an
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Oct 1, 2012 2:05am EDT
'll be right back. the rest is up to you. so consider an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement plans, they pick up some of what medicare doesn't pay. and save you up to thousands of dollars in out-of-pocket costs. call today to request a free decision guide to help you better understand what medicare is all about. and which aarp medicare supplement plan works best for you. with these types of plans, you'll be able to visit any doctor or hospital that accepts medicare patients... plus, there are no networks, and you'll never need a referral to see a specialist. there's a range of plans to choose from, too. and they all travel with you. anywhere in the country. join the millions who have already enrolled in the only medicare supplement insurance plans endorsed by aarp, an organization serving the needs of people 50 and over for generations... and provided by unitedhealthcare insurance company, which has over 30 years of experience behind it. call today. remember, medicare supplement insurance helps c
ABC
Oct 3, 2012 9:00pm EDT
. in medicare and medicaid. very aggressively. more aggressively than ever before and have saved tens of billions of dollars. i worked with democrats and republicans to cut a trillion dollars out of our discretionary domestic budget. that's the largest cut in the discretionary budget since dwight eisenhower. we know we have to do more. and so i put forward a specific $4 trillion deficit reduction plan. it's on the website, you can look at the numbers, what cuts we make and what revenue we raise. and the way we do it is $2.50 for every cut, we ask for $1 of additional revenue, paid for, as i indicated earlier, by asking those of us who have done very well in this country, to contribute a little bit more to reduce the deficit. governor romney earlier mentioned the simpson commission. that's how the bipartisan commission that talked about how we should move forward, suggested we should do it. with some revenue and some spending cuts. and this is a major difference that governor romney and i have. let me just finish this point, because you're looking for contrasts. you know, when governor
ABC
Sep 30, 2012 9:00am EDT
against medicare. let's talk to the people about medicare. they'll understand. >> i think their biggest mistake the romney camp have made, they have gone small ball. if they raised it up and let has a debate about the flospy of government, here's our philosophy, here's his philosophy, this is the difference. you make the choice. >> what you're seeing is a reflection of the candidate and that's the problem. >> you both raised two questions that i want to get to, you talked to small ball and the weekly standard this week came out with a flyer that the romney campaign is sending out in northern virginia that i want to put up on the screen right now, a flyer about how the romney campaign is going to do a better job of making sure people who had lyme disease. >> very surprising to me. not surprising in the context of the fact that this campaign has trouble sticking to a singular narrative. surprising mostly because this isn't a thing that people are screaming about in the election, we're not hearing a lot about lyme disease. it seems like someone was on the romney camp at some point in virgi
ABC
Sep 28, 2012 6:30pm EDT
stomach conditions may still exist. talk to your doctor about nexium. wthe future of our medicare and electiosocial security. for... man 1: i want facts. straight talk. tell me your plan... and what it means for me. woman 2: i'm tired of the negative ads and political spin. that won't help me decide. man 2: i earned my medicare and social security. and i deserve some answers. anncr: where do the candidates stand on issues that... affect seniors today and in the future? find out with the aarp voters' guide at earnedasay.org his morning starts with arthritis pain. and two pills. afternoon's overhaul starts with more pain. more pills. triple checking hydraulics. the evening brings more pain. so, back to more pills. almost done, when... hang on. stan's doctor recommended aleve. it can keep pain away all day with fewer pills than tylenol. this is rudy. who switched to aleve. and two pills for a day free of pain. ♪ and get the all day pain relief of aleve in liquid gels. >>> we're going to turn now to the former governor and actor arnold schwarzenegger, who is speaking out about the
ABC
Oct 3, 2012 11:35pm EDT
the romney/ryan plan for medicare in that light. >> when you move to a voucher system, you are putting seniors at the mercy of those insurance companies. and over time, if traditional medicare has decayed or fallen apart, then they're stuck. >> reporter: for his part, romney zeroed in on what may be obama's big vulnerability, the unpopularity of his health care plan and the sense that he took his eye off the economic ball when he pushed for it. >> i just don't know how the president could have come into office, facing 23 million people out of work, rising unemployment, an economic crisis at the kitchen table and spend his energy and passion for two years fighting for obama care instead of fighting for jobs for the american people. >> reporter: president obama and governor romney have been battling it out on the stump, barnstorming the swing states and flooding the air waves with increasingly negative ads. >> obama quietly ended work requirements for welfare. you wouldn't have to work and wouldn't have to train for a job. >> reporter: in the cross hairs, on the stump and in the obama ad
ABC
Oct 4, 2012 4:00am EDT
the election, he's saying his big, bold idea is never mind. >> reporter: other topics included medicare reform and the president's health care reform law. while there wasn't a knockout punch by either side, some feel the president may have been too relaxed. >> this time, he seemed just a little detached at times. didn't want to be there. >> reporter: most agree romney led the debate. and after lagging in many polls, this first match-up could give him the boost he needed. >> knowing he's behind and he needs to win. and he came in and fought that fight stylistically. i think he put the president on defense a number of times. >> reporter: now, the candidates aren't wasting any time. they're getting back on the campaign trail today. and the big next week when the vice presidential candidates go one-on-one in kentucky. live in denver, brandi hitt. back to you. >> big issues and controversies in the headlines last few weeks, never mentioned last night. >> reporter: definitely. that's what's interesting, rob and paula. you talk to the analysts. and a lot of people were waiting for president obama to
ABC
Oct 4, 2012 5:30pm EDT
including a doctor are chasing charges in a medicare fraud scheme. it involved 23.2 million in false billing. they paid cash, kick backs to medicare people in exchange for physical therapy that wasn't medically necessary and on some occasions never provided to the people. >> providing comfort for families through tough times. that's part of the mission of the ronald mcdonald house. today the job became easier because of a dreamy donation and the strong back and hearts of volunteers who live to serve. bill fink with the report. >> reporter: those that dedicate their lives to public service are giving a little bit more. >> though we are firefighters for the public we do events like this to be able to help out the community. >> reporter: meet the volunteer, special events unit of the baltimore city fire department. when ronald mcdonald house charities put out the call for help fat ralphly the tireless team was one of the first to respond. >> you got it? >> reporter: it began with a gift. actually 72. >> we got an amazing donation of all new mattresses for the room. >> we need one more box
ABC
Oct 4, 2012 11:00pm EDT
100 people charged today with medicare fraud. the government said that the suspects collected $429 million by falsely billing patients. one was accused of writing 30,000 prescriptions that came to about $100 million in fraud. it's one of the biggest medicare crack downs ever. >>> we are working for you exposing medical professionals accused of everything from addiction to sexual misconduct. look up doctors by logging ton on to the website. >>> you may have heard a lot about big bird today. he came up last night in the debate when romney said he would eliminate funding for pbs. would your children be forced to go without seasame street and the gang if government spending stopped differenting money to pbs? the woman who runs the workshop said it wouldn't come to that. >> the workshop receives very, very little funding pbs. when they always tout out big bird and say we will kill big bird that's misleading because we will be here. >> she said the workshop gets most of its money from product licensing, corporate under writing and sponsor ship. >> all right. you know call it good luck
ABC
Sep 30, 2012 6:00pm EDT
in the making. and there are many years ahead. join the millions of members who've chosen an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. go long. my brother doesn't look like a heart attack patient. i'm on a bayer aspirin regimen. [ male announcer ] be sure to talk to your doctor before you begin an aspirin regimen. i'm a fighter and now i don't have that fear. >>> perhaps you noticed the nfl's professional referees are back on the field today after that outrageous call at monday's packers/seahawks game. the replacement refs are probably happy to be out of the spotlight too but one member of that rue is speaking out about what it was like to watch the call unfold on that field. here's abc's john schriffen tonight. >> reporter: on three, let's go, refs? this nfl sunday the men in stripes got the unusual superstar treatment from the fans. decided to see the regular referees back in action, their labor dispute forced to an end after this blown call last week by the replacements. >> the game's final play. >> reporter: in monday's night game between th
ABC
Oct 1, 2012 4:55am EDT
it right the first time. medicare will fine too many patients admitted because of complications. they expect to penalize the 2/3 of the hospitals that treat medicare. and milk prices may double unless the house pass as farm bill. senate passed a replacement but not the house and without a law the federal government would be required to buy dairy products and push up prices. movie theaters came back to life this weekend thanks to hotel transylvania adam sandler'sanimateed comedy received 43 million in particular sales and there could be a worldwide shortage of disposable diapers. a factory in japan that makes a key ingredient it
ABC
Oct 4, 2012 6:30pm EDT
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ABC
Sep 28, 2012 5:30pm EDT
this wednesday in denver. >> i would put medicare and social security in a lock box. >> reporter: in 2000, algore held an 8 point lead over george bush before the first debate. right after his lead vanished, the two were tied at 43. this year, each side is making efforts to lower expectations. this memo obtained, is written by romney advisor, beth meyers, she talks glowingly about the president's debate record, siting where americans declared him the winner over john mccain each time. you make your opponent out to be unbeatable, regardless of what is said, you can declare a victory of sorts. >> how are the candidates getting ready for the weekend? >> reporter: there is going to be a lot of studying going this weekend, mitt romney is going back to boston, actually you might remember he has been getting ready with rob portman, playing the role of president obama and portman took on the task of playing obama in 2008, helped john mccain during that time to prepare for the debates. mitt romney is using john kerry as a stand in, rather obama is using john kerry as a stand in and kerry has practice fro
ABC
Oct 1, 2012 5:30am EDT
service held each year before the beginning of the new term. >>> and beginning today, medicare will begin fining hospitals that have too many patients readmitted within 30 days. the fines are part of a push under the president's health care form law and expected that nearly 2/3 of hospitals will be fined during the course of the next year. >>> well long work hours demanding bosses and tight deadlines may be to blame for the stress related heal problems. according to the swedish study the personality could be playing a major role. researchers found personality types is often associated with job stress and health and a large portion of the difference in personality types can be attributed to genes. what does this mean? it means we can't believe our lives will get better by changing jobs because wherever you go lynette, there you are. you never have stress no stress whatsoever. you can see the moke coming out of my ears. easy go and sliding through. >> i will let you talk about it. >> right now temperatures are on the cool side this morning. so everybody needs to grab the jacket as they head
ABC
Oct 2, 2012 4:30am EDT
, and the budget deficit. for obama he holds the advantage on domestic issues, education, medicare, taxes, immigration and health care. these noneconomic issues are the first topics up for debate wednesday night. voters will be judging the candidates personal qualities. obama's favoritability rating
ABC
Oct 3, 2012 11:00pm EDT
romney said he will get rid of. >> it cuts $716 billion from medicare to pay for it. i want to put that money back. it has killed jobs. >> reporter: the president tried to bring it back to romney's own health care law which he said is quite similar. >> the governor did a program working with democrats in the state to set up what is essentially the same model. it hasn't destroyed jobs. >> reporter: there were few fireworks and even fewer surprises. both candidates were deliberate in laying out their policy points but as a result they focus on a checklist than connecting with voters. abc news denver. >> all right. you watched it, join the hot topic right now. that's the conversation on facebook. abc 2news.com/facebook. >> there is more at stake in maryland on election day than what wins the white house there. are a lot of ballot questions and some can be confusing. question four called tuition rates exemption is about letting some illegal immigrants to get in-state tuition. question six about same sex marriage is called the civil marriage protection act. then question seven, table
ABC
Oct 5, 2012 12:00am EDT
in medicare -- >> talk about that in a minute. >> but overall. >> all i want to do -- >> let's get back to medicare. >> my experience is the private sector, typically -- >> all right, just so everybody understands, we're way over our first 15 minutes. >> the president began this segment, so, i think i get the last word, so i'm going to take >> this is a major difference that governor romney and i have. >> we're running out of time. >> jim. >> respond to that. >> two minutes is up, sir. >> no, i think i had five seconds before you interrupted me. >> i have to respond to that, which is, my experience as a governor. >> let's look at this. >> romney earlier mentioned. >> like anything that's been tried before. >> well, bring down rates -- >> commission. >> i heard the romney clan. >> from the university of denver, i'm jim lehrer. >> and back into retirement. just wanted to get through the hot topics. normally i watch these debates with some of the people that work here but to honest, i'm sick of those people. i thought it would be fun to bring kids in, instead. kids love politics. so, i org
ABC
Oct 2, 2012 6:30pm EDT
. and there are many years ahead. join the millions of members who've chosen an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. go long. heartburn symptoms causedelieve by acid reflux disease. osteoporosis-related bone fractures and low magnesium levels have been seen with nexium. possible side effects include headache, diarrhea, and abdominal pain. other serious stomach conditions may still exist. talk to your doctor about nexium. why they're always there to talk. i love you, james. don't you love me? i'm a robot. i know. i know you're a robot! but there's more in you than just circuits and wires! uhhh. (cries) a machine can't give you what a person can. that's why ally has knowledgeable people there for you, night and day. ally bank. your money needs an ally. starts with arthritis pain and a choice. take tylenol or take aleve, the #1 recommended pain reliever by orthopedic doctors. just two aleve can keep pain away all day. back to the news. >>> and we saw hollywood make overbegin today for the iconic hollywood sign. take a look. 110 gallons of primer from those
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Oct 3, 2012 4:00am EDT
% of insurance plans, including medicare. find your co-pay at myflexpen.com. >>> welcome back, everybody. we start "the pulse," this morning on the dance floor. and guess who they said bye-bye bye to on "dancing with the stars"? >> say it isn't so. joey fatone, he's gone. the latest celeb to get voted off the all-star season. but him and his partner, kym johnson say they are proud of their dancing. >> he was a good sport. sayi he'll miss everyone. get ready because next week is going to be double-elimination. >>> and her supersuccessful talk show is long behind her. but her bank account is still growing by leaps and bounds, believe it or not. >> oprah winfrey is still the highest-paid woman in hollywood. "forbes" says she raked in $165 million between may of 2011 and 2012. far outearning britney spears, even taylor swift. >> good for her. >>> also, we're getting a look at a side of oprah we've never seen. she tweeted this sultry photo of herself with actor terrence howard. i swear we've got it. and, no, she's not -- it's from a scene in the upcoming movie, "the butler." she has a sultry expr
ABC
Oct 3, 2012 6:30pm EDT
crisis. >> reporter: the real al gore was so stiff in his first debate -- >> i will put medicare and social security in a lockbox. >> reporter: -- his staff made him watch this. >> one of the keys to the lockbox would be kept by the president. >> reporter: the real john mccain wandered around the stage when he debated obama, and so did "snl's" campaign. the parodies aren't just funny. they can matter. >> that's what makes it so powerful. >> reporter: after all, how can the real debate compete with something like this? >> i know the white house. i know the door out to the rose garden doesn't lock unless you pull it. i know the toilet in the lincoln bedroom will run all night unless you jiggle that handle. >> reporter: jonathan karl, abc news, washington. >> you got to jiggle it. >> and we thank you for watching "world news" tonight. watch our abc news/yahoo live stream on abcnews.com. our anniversary of our partnership with yahoo. and george and i and the whole team will be right here, join us, at 9:00 p.m. eastern for this big debate. we'll see you then.
ABC
Oct 4, 2012 5:30am EDT
: other big topics included medicare reform and the president's health care reform law. and while there wasn't a knockout punch from either side, some feel the president may have been too relaxed. >> he seems just a little bit detached at times. didn't want to be there. >> reporter: most agree romney led the debate. this first match-up could give him the boost he needed after lagging in many polls. >> knowing he's behind he needs to win and he fought that fight and stylistically he put the president on the defensive a number of time. >> reporter: the candidates are back on the trail today and the next big debate is next week when the vice presidential candidates go one-on-one. brandi hitt, abc news, denver. >> news around the nation this morning. >>> the mother and her five children jumped from a burning building when the flames trapped them inside. a camera was rolling the whole time and caught these terrifying moments. take a look at this. this happened in newark, new jersey, the family had just moved into the third floor apartment. the fire blocked the door so they had nothing
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Oct 1, 2012 7:00am EDT
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Sep 28, 2012 7:00am EDT
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Oct 4, 2012 7:00am EDT
into the camera to assail what he described as romney's medicare plan for vouchers. >> if you're 54, 55, you might want to listen. this will affect you. >> reporter: and faulting his challenger for being too vague in his plans to replace health care and wall street reform bill. >> is the reason that governor romney is keeping all these plans to replace secret because they're too good? is it because that somehow middle-class families are going to benefit too much from them? no. >> reporter: the debate was moderated in a zen, low-key style we pbs's jim lehrer. when he included funding to be cut, he included lehrer's orrin programming. >> i like big bird. i like you, too. but i'm not going to keep on spending money on things to borrow money from china to pay for it. >> reporter: it was a debate full of numbers and domestic policy details. >> if the tax plan he described were a tax plan i would support, absolutely not. i'm not looking for a $5 trillion tax cut. >> now, five weeks before the election, he's saying that his big, bold idea is, never mind. >> reporter: george, up until last night, the obam
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